Transformation in Africa: Where do we begin?

The last engage Wednesdays session was held at the IS seminar room with attendants from persons within the IS department and even the faculty of commerce. The session began with the formation of different groups in order to come up with words/phrases that depicted what transformation meant to each individual and what primary step they … More Transformation in Africa: Where do we begin?

Does Transformation Concern You?

Transformation has become a very important topic in South Africa and has driven several pertinent discussions and conversations in different spaces and at different levels. For foreigners in South Africa we could sometimes get caught between joining in these conversations or thinking it doesn’t really apply to us (unless of course you come from a country where … More Does Transformation Concern You?

Second Session – Engage Wednesdays

Hi there, Engage Wednesdays is pleased to announce its Second Session. Please see details below: DATE: 21st April, 2016 TIME: 1pm – 2pm VENUE: LCOM 2A, Level 2, Leslie Commerce Building, UCT. TOPIC: Austerity Measures: An Inevitable Action or Authority’s Excuse in the Face of Failure. SPEAKER: Nonso Obikili – presently an Economist at ECONRSA with research … More Second Session – Engage Wednesdays

Official Launch of Engage Wednesdays

The official launch of Engage Wednesdays was held 16th March, 2016, at the IS seminar Room, Information Systems Department, UCT. This initiative has been birthed to create a community of IS scholars that are conscious, aware of and engage in stimulating conversations about Africa and African related issues; all with the goal of effecting change … More Official Launch of Engage Wednesdays


Watch this space for discussed, persisting and pressing topics at the EngageWednesdaysIS forum. First Gathering and Official launch Date: 16 March, 2016 Venue: IS seminar room, Level 3, Leslie Commerce Building, UCT Time: 1pm – 2pm Starting Topic – What does it mean to be an African University? Main Topic – What should the curriculum in … More Welcome!